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Voices From The Peak | LiVe @ The Whitworth

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Join Mark Gwynne Jones at The Whitworth to embark on a fascinating journey through the Peak District – in film, word and sound.
An award-winning show combining spoken word, archive recordings, and film. Mark delivers a funny and absorbing in-person performance of the popular series, Voices From The Peak.
Booking ahead is recommended!
Friday 23 September
£10 entry
Darley Dale, Station Road, Darley Dale DE4 2EQ
Book ahead via:…/voices-from-the-peak
“This is a work of rare quality as timeless as its subject. I’ve spent decades producing radio dramas and documentaries and my indisposition to what I hear currently, is now – overturned. Bravo!” – John Tams
“The fascinating quest of the poet Mark Gwynne Jones. An array of audio odysseys… and some marvellous Derbyshire reflections…” – Ann Treneman, The Times
“70 People, 70 Years, highlights those that have contributed to the Peak District’s legacy, from John Dower – father of the UK’s National Parks – to Mark Gwynne Jones, Poet of the Peak.” – The i Paper
“There’s a remarkable testimony in these artworks, of old mineral miners… It works beautifully!” – Samira Ahmed, Front Row, BBC Radio 4
“Mark doesn’t seek to draw conclusions in the film, Snow!… It is instead an encyclopaedia of the human experience.” – Tom Ingall, BBC Look North

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